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Statement on GDST pensions

In September 2021, GDST began collective consultation with our teachers and our recognised trade union, the National Education Union (NEU),…

GDST statement on NEU industrial action following proposed changes to pensions

Sadly, the increase to the TPS employer costs (Teachers’ Pension Scheme) has had a severe impact on our expenditure and…

A different sort of magic

As part of a festive-themed Adventures in Bookland, over 2000 Y4, 5 and 6 pupils from 18 schools across the GDST listened to author Cat Doyle discuss reworking A Christmas Carol.

GDST’s Gender Identity Policy

All our trans students are highly valued members of our school communities and we fully embrace their identities. Our schools…

Day of Dance 2021

150 girls from 21 schools across the GDST family came together for Day of Dance, held this year at BASE Studio in London’s Vauxhall.

GDST Christmas Card Competition

Junior pupils across our family of schools have been getting into the festive spirit by designing Christmas cards as part of a GDST-wide competition.

Update on the proposed GDST Flexible Pension Plan

The GDST has begun consultation with our teachers and their recognised trade union, the NEU, across our 23 independent schools on proposed changes to teachers’ pensions.

GDST juniors created 'pledge hogs' to mark their commitment to climate action during COP26

GDST designing the future

When it comes to the environment, it is the energy of young people that will drive us forward, writes the GDST’s Chief Executive.

How the GDST promotes kindness

Tomorrow, 13 November, is World Kindness Day; a moment designed to spread compassion, generosity and leading by example. At the…

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